actinomycetin


ac·ti·no·my·ce·tin

noun \-ˌmī-ˈsēt-ən\

Definition of ACTINOMYCETIN

: a bacteriolytic fluid substance that is obtained from a soil bacterium of the genus Streptomyces (S. albus) and that lyses various bacteria (as living streptococci or heat-killed colon bacilli)

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up actinomycetin? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More